In a uncommon admit of delay Apple has confirmed that iPhone 12 lineup will probably be launched just a few weeks later than typical. The assertion got here from Apple CFO Luca Maestri throughout the Q3 2020 earnings name. Maestri made the bizarre assertion whereas speaking about Apple’s plans for fiscal This autumn 2020.
Apple launched the present iPhone 11 in September 2019. Normally Apple’s launches happen throughout the month of September apart from iPhone X, which was introduced in September however was launched in October resulting from provide constraints.
“As you already know, final yr we began promoting iPhones in late September,” Maestri mentioned throughout the name. “This yr, we anticipate provide to be accessible just a few weeks later.”
Whereas Apple didn’t say why the delay will happen there are probabilities that it has been brought about resulting from points with its Chinese language provide chain, because it was not working at its full capability as a result of ongoing pandemic.
Apple is predicted to launch Four new fashions of iPhone this yr. The 5.4-inch and 6.1-inch iPhone 12 together with the 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Execs. All fashions of iPhone are anticipated to characteristic 5G help and OLED shows.
Nonetheless there will probably be differentiating elements between Professional and non-Professional variants as properly. Some rumors recommend Professional fashions will completely characteristic LiDAR sensor on the again and the next refresh charge on the OLED display. Along with this we additionally anticipate the Professional fashions to be made with a stainless-steel body versus aluminium that we discover on non-Professional fashions.
It might be fascinating to see whether or not Apple additionally delays the keynote occasion for this yr’s iPhone as that occasion usually takes place in September. A brand new iOS replace can be launched for public proper after the occasion as properly. (through)